Litigation by individual smokers and tobacco companies has been winding its way through the Florida courts for more than two decades. As a Florida federal appeals attorney explains, the U.S. Supreme Court has just weighed in with a decision that could cost tobacco companies tens of millions of dollars. The Procedural History of the Case In the early […]
The Florida high court has rejected an 11th-hour appeal for a stay of execution for a convicted murderer. An appeals attorney explains the background of the case and what’s next for the inmate. Florida Appeals Attorney Explains the Background of the Case 63-year-old John Ruthell Henry has been on death row for 27 years. He has allegedly killed […]
Florida governor Rick Scott has indicated he will sign a law legalizing a certain form of marijuana for medical use. As an Florida appeals attorney can explain, this represents a victory for proponents of medical marijuana though Governor Scott still opposes full medical marijuana legalization. The Background Behind Recent Medical Marijuana Legislation The Republican-controlled Florida House […]
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